...an Experimental Series of Drawings loosely depicting the Elements ofAir,Iron, Earth, Stone & Water
In Pen and Ink Cross Hatching I often use Brown or Rust Brown Ink with Black. The Brown gives Warmer Deep Shading and a Softer line edge.
Drawing is a way of Seeing ... Seeing and interpreting what you see are two different things. COMPOSITIONS EVOLVE...
DRAWING IS PAINTING
In Fine Arts, Drawing, like the terms > "ART" >"Painting" & "Sculpture" are subjective terms that can mean a wide variety of approaches, styles, mediums"AND MINDSETS" / OPINIONS. Everything "done" or described has a context that validates it or NOT! Personal Opinion is another descriptor that many times invalidates the "actual"...so personal opinion on terms that are LANGUAGE BASED is not the best reference for broad terms like Art.
Drawing is the main pillar of every Visual Art form . I can make a dozen quick examples of what Art is in a definitive way, but when you say ART IS! and you are an individual with an opinion? Then that is what art is to YOU!. The Craft, the Genre, the Industry, the Schooled and studied professionals have as many alternate opinions. It's a long story but a drawing can be a painting by
1. Intent ...2. Association ... 3. Artist's license... "Art" is by Nature >Conceptual...
Figurative Abstraction / Pen and Ink 2009 IYANSAN / OYA NIGER- Mother of the Winds and Rain Patroness of the Niger River, Nigeria W. Africa